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The New York Times' Well blog reports on a study in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition that has found that the amount of milk that a woman drinks during pregnancy could affect the height of her offspring. The study followed 685 Danish mothers from time of pregnancy through the time that their...

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Different Genomic Alterations Occur in Different Types of Cervical Cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The identification of differing patterns of oncogenic mutations in squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma of the cervix may lead to more targeted treatments, a Massachusetts-based team reports. “While current management strategies do not take histological classification...
The Washington Post reports on a study in NEJM that has studied a new and more efficient prenatal screening technique. Chromosomal microarray analysis is "a new kind of test that allows doctors to examine fetal DNA in amniocentesis samples for such tiny genetic variations." In the new study, scientists...